How to get started

Auckland Operations recruitment

Interested in a role as a Customs Officer or Assistant Customs Officer at Auckland Airport? Applications for these roles are co-ordinated through Randstad. Please visit for recruitment details.

Online recruitment

Current jobs on offer at Customs are listed in vacancies.

If you have explored all the information provided and are interested in a career in Customs, go to vacancies, register your details by clicking on the “Login/Register” option, and indicate which areas interest you.

Once you have registered, and provided us with your contact details, you will be kept informed by email of any upcoming vacancies in areas where you have expressed an interest, or which fit your profile. You will also be kept informed as to when recruiting is due to start for the next Trainee Customs Officer intake (for roles outside Auckland).

Please be aware though that security clearances are mandatory at Customs, and will be carried out before any job offer is made. Successful applicants will also need to pass a drug test and prove their New Zealand Citizenship or New Zealand Permanent Residency.

Submitting your application

When applying for a specific vacancy, you will be asked to upload a current CV and covering letter to outline your interest and suitability for the role. You may also be asked to submit answers to some online screening questions.


To contact our recruitment team please email​​.

This description was last updated on: Monday, 31 July 2017